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SCE at

Game Developers Conference 2015

Sony Computer Entertainment will be participating at the GDC Expo, March 4th thru March 6th. You'll be able to find our spacious booth at location 1202 in the South Hall, directly facing the center entrance. If you would like to meet with us to talk about the world of PlayStation®, come and visit!

Our booth hosts a variety of development tools available to our licensees on PlayStation® platforms, as well as many new and interesting games.

In addition, Sony Computer Entertainment developers, programmers, producers, and technology specialists as well as experts from independent development studios will be speaking on a variety of topics. 

 

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Why develop on the PlayStation® platforms?

With the ability to self-publish on PlayStation®Network across PlayStation®3, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®Vita, and PlayStation®TV, there’s a PlayStation® platform for every game. No slotting, no voting. You are the publisher!

 
 

 

Step 1: Submit Your Online Application and Register your company.

Step 2:  Submit your agreement to become a PlayStation Partner.

Step 3: Start Game Development on PlayStation!

 

Before applying, please make sure the following requirements are met:

  • Proof of Corporate Entity
  • Obtain an Employer Tax ID Number (see www.irs.gov) (Recommended)
  • Static IP to access Developer Support Systems
  • You must be physically located in US, Mexico, Central America, South America, or Canada

Questions? Contact:

Selfpublish@playstation.sony.com

Below are private web sites open only to licensed Playstation® developer, publisher and middleware companies. If you are a licensed Playstation® developer and you have not received access information, please contact Webmaster.

  

Self-Publish On PlayStation®Network

We Remove The Obstacles

  • YOU SET THE WHOLESALE PRICE AND RELEASE DATE OF YOUR GAME!
  • No set-up fees to get licensed as an e-Publisher on PSN
  • Receive ESRB ratings FREE for all your digital titles
  • Streamlined submission process
  • Market your game to millions of PlayStation® fans through the PlayStation®Blog
  • A Platform for every project

                   

FREE-TO-PLAY
 
  • Free-To-Play titles may be released on PS3™ and PS Vita systems. Find out the best way to acquire, retain and monetize in the PlayStation® Eco-System!
  • Exclusive Free-To-Play PSN category now live in the PS3™, PS Vita, Online Web and PlayStation® Mobile stores
  • New slim PS3™ systems feature high-capacity HDDs which are well-suited for the Free-To-Play genre

Register as a PlayStation® Developer today, and submit your Free-To-Play game for release on any number of available PlayStation® platforms!

PUB FUND
 
  • YOU ARE THE PUBLISHER, YOU OWN THE GAME’S IP RIGHTS!
  • Incentive based program intended to support platform-defining content on PS3™, PS4™, and PS Vita systems
  • Guaranteed royalties upon release of the Game in exchange for limited platform exclusivity
  • Additional Co-Marketing support on PlayStation®channels

Register as a PlayStation® Developer and apply for some of these amazing programs today!

CO-MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES
 
  • Select titles may participate in our robust and impactful marketing integrations through digital campaigns, CRM, and Social Media (Twitter, FB, PS Blog)
  • On-Console Marketing and potential promotional partnerships with PlayStation® Plus
  • Consumer and Industry Event Activations
  • Retail Training and Activations

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